Record Details

NHER Number:30661
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval and post medieval metal objects

Summary

Metal detecting in 1994 recovered a late medieval to post medieval belt slide, a copper alloy double buckle dating to the 17th century, and a small medieval copper alloy padlock key.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 51 14
Map Sheet:TF51SW
Parish:WALPOLE HIGHWAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

April 1994. Area of new A47.
Late bronze medieval/post medieval belt slide.
Bronze double buckle with moulded and grooved pin rest. 17th century. For comparison see (S1) Cat No 175 but more elaborate.
Small bronze padlock key, wards missing. Swelling around suspension hole. Early medieval.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 June 1994.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Monograph: Margeson, S.. 1993. Norwich Households: Medieval and post-medieval finds from Norwich Survey Excavations 1971-1978.. East Anglian Archaeology. No 58. Cat No 175.

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